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"A global brand with a distinctly British attitude"

In the world of traditional fashion houses, which is clearly dominated by French and Italian brands, the British Burberry is an exception. The identity of the brand is practically synonymous with the famous check pattern and stands for exceptional quality. Not surprisingly, Burberry has been purveyor to the royal court since 1955. The Queen of England is one of the long-standing and loyal customers of the brand. A young pioneer Founded by the 21-year-old textile merchant Thomas Burberry in 1856, his boutique initially mainly offered outerwear. The businessman turned out to be an extremely inventive spirit who was able to translate his experience and ideas into concrete products. In 1880 he developed the gabardine fabric, which is still characteristic today. Made of cotton, this fabric shines with its robustness and breathable properties. The yarn is impregnated before weaving, which makes the fabric waterproof. Eight years later, Thomas Burberry successfully patented his invention and a period of international expansion began. Fame and adventure He gained greater fame and reputation with the development of a new coat, which he designed as clothing for officers on behalf of the British military administration. He used an already existing Burberry coat and added epaulets, belts and D-rings: the trench coat was born. Due to the waterproof material, this new type of coat was not only suitable for military purposes, but also for other adventures under difficult conditions. Unsurprisingly, the 1910 Antarctic expedition also opted for the Burberry trench coat. The famous check pattern, unmistakable Burberry trademark, was finally introduced in the 1920s. In the 1960s, the trench coat became famous in various films by Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart and Peter and thus laid the foundation for further popularity. It was during these years that the brand's prestige reached a peak. TURBULENCES AND COMEBACK That momentum was lost in the early 2000s. The product range was massively expanded and everything from bikini to household items was sold under the Burberry brand. Suddenly the classic check pattern was the uniform of football hooligans instead of a prestigious item of clothing. At this point, Burberry had lost its identity and it was unclear what the brand actually stood for. Under the leadership of Angela Ahrendts, 30% of the products were initially discontinued and the brand regained its exclusivity. Together with the chief designer Christopher Bailey, the old shine could be brought back to life. Show More ...

Customers often think when on a "Burberry" bag "Burberries" stands, it must necessarily be a fake. That is far from it! Both spellings can clearly be an indication of the originality of a Burberry or Burberrys bag. It all began in 1856 with the name of founder Thomas Burberry. A short time later, the name was changed in "Burberries of London"-in short form simply "Burberries"-. With the collections of 1999, only the name "Burberry" is used.

Current Burberry logo
Most of the Burberry bags offered by second hand date back to 1999. The entire Burberry-lettering is kept in a very classic font and is written from all uppercase letters. Each letter itself has certain characteristics that are often not properly implemented in the event of a forgery.
"B"-The lower part (belly) of the "B" is slightly larger (belly) than the upper part
"U"-The left line of the "U" is a bit thicker than the right
"R"-The end of the "R" is slightly curved upwards
"E"-The bottom line of the "E" is slightly longer than the top
"Y"-Here is the same as for the "U"-here too the left part of the letter is a bit thicker than the right one.

The classic Karo pattern from Burberry
A large number of Burberry bags are held in the classic and world-famous carrot pattern, also called Karo. Depending on the collection, the colouring and the design of the strength of the lines used differ. However, the classic colours are beige, black and red! With original Burberry bags, the Karo pattern is always perfectly symmetrical. The pattern "wanders" also in a "litter" over the bag. In other cases, the pattern is not resumed after a suture or a bag placed on it. In addition, the individual large strips in the Karo pattern also consist of fine strips/strips. These run diagonally to the actual pattern. The fabric itself is impregnated and completely water-repellent or very resilient!

The feed and the labels
Different materials are used for the labels inside the bag. These vary depending on the pocket model. On these labels, the Burberry logo is also pictured inside and can vary from rectangular to oval. This makes it difficult to use the labels themselves as a feature.
Nevertheless, certain features in an original Burberry bag are inevitable. Each label, whether oval or rectangular, is always clean and symmetrical or straight. Either the labels are fine-sewn or even glued in. Also inside an original Burberry bag is a closer that calls the place of production. In the past, Burberry bags were made exclusively in Italy. Today, they are manufactured in a variety of countries around the globe. Today's collections of Burberry all have a label that contains not only the production location, but also an item number and material information.

In 2018, Burberry provided the destruction of new product worth a two-digit millions for a scandal. Since then, the brand is radically for sustainability and is now one of the pioneers among the fashion houses. For some time more often recycled materials have been used. These are sometimes obtained from old fishnets, stuffers and industrial plastics.

All older models were made exclusively in Italy and are marked with the lettering "Made in Italy". New models from Burberry bags are now also produced in other countries around the globe.

The material of the Karo pattern of a real Burberry bag is impregnated and therefore completely water-repellent or very resistant!

No, you can be reassured! Both spellings can be a clear indication of the originality of a Burberry or Burberry bag. Everything started in 1856 with the name of the founder and Tuchmacher Thomas Burberry. A short time later the name was changed in "Burberries of London" - simply "Burberries" in short form. For the collections from 1999 only the name "Burberry" is used.

As "Horsebit", Burberry, as well as other brands, is considered to be a more memorable metal detail on the front of a handbag, which is modeled on the bridle (mouthpiece) of a horse. Depending on this, this also serves as a closure.

Depending on the collection, the check pattern of a Burberry handbag differs in the color scheme and in the design of the thickness of the lines used. The classic colors are beige, black and red.

Burberry offers a selected range of repair services for handbags, small leather utensils and outerwear. Visit a store near you.

The classic bag bag, as you resemble a Louis Vuitton Noé, unfortunately has not been produced for quite some time.